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. >> in a virginia hardware store, republican leaders unveiled their newest tool. >> the new agenda embodies america's rejection of the notion that we can simply tax, barrault, and spend our way to prosperity. >> their pledge to america to repeal the health care plan and slash spending and extend the bush tax cuts for everyone. >> all we are saying is no tax hikes. that's the first thing first. let's get america back into a mode of confidence and growth. >> the pledge is not a new political play -- similar to the 1994 contract for america. this year's thomas does not include any details or any mention of afghanistan or social security and medicare. >> for republicans is that it want to cut spending, it's ironic they did not mention those programs. >> democrats pushed back against the pledge. >> their plan would take us back to the bush years to a stagnant economy, spiraling deficits -- >> while former president clinton offered democrats this advice. >> i believe they should say give us two more years and if we do this, -- if we don't do this, throw us out. >> polls show voters are fed up with govern
, president obama pleaded his case in a backyard in fairfax, virginia. >> that we have a tax system that is fair and helps the middle class while also tends to our long-term deficit problems. what the president walks a political problem set a few weeks away -- a few seats away. >> connolly opposes tax hikes now on anyone. jim webb and at least three more senate democrats and independent democrat joe lieberman all oppose the obama plan. as the senate gets back to work, that empowered republicans. >> that is why i am introducing legislation today that ensures that no one in this country will pay higher income taxes next year than they are right now. >> avoid taxing the well-off help or hurt the recovery? >> at the cut back their consumption, that is a drag on the economy which is not what we need. >> go back to the rates that were in place when bill clinton were prep -- was president. at that time we had 22 million jobs created, much faster income and wage growth. the economy was coming pretty good. >> with no vote in congress, rates rise on everyone. it is a game of chicken, but the
not shocked by that? tragedy near a popular west virginia entertainment complex leaves dozens of horses dead. more on the damage and what witnesses say about the fire. >> this type of hate speech and cites the radicals around the world. >> international outrage over an event that is going to mark the 9/11 terrorist attacks. why they say burning the qaran is a bad idea. is a bad idea. >> coming u my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. >> more than two dozen horses are dead tonight after a raging fire at a popular west virginia race track. three birds caught fire early yesterday morning near c
and into northern virginia. there are still some showers in our region. for the most part, they have been coming up from the south. what we want to keep an eye on is that very heavy rain just to our south. you can see all of that yellow and orange to the south of us. that is moving in our general direction. it will likely cut at least parts of central and eastern maryland. more soggy weather on the way. >> thank you. our interactive radar can help you stay ahead of severe weather. go to wbaltv.com. in a deal that could lead to higher air fares across the country, southwest airlines announced they will spend billions of dollars to acquire airtran. >> it will expand southwest market. >> bwi has already -- is already considered a hub airports for southwest. despite the company says, will the deal hike fares? >> the talk to low-cost carriers announced monday that they plan to merge under the name and colors of southwest. dallas-based southwest airlines bought its competitor in a $3.4 billion deal. >> now that we have joined forces, the potential to spread low-fare is is even greater. >> pending a gover
to virginia and the carolinas. accumulation estimates pretty much right up the bay and on the western shore, four-7 inches so far with 5-10 inches with parts of calvert county. it looks like some of that area will get hit hard tonight. the western shore shifting over to the eastern shore, another 5 inches of rain may come down. flood warnings are up all over our region. there's also a tornado watch until 7:00 this evening. they may produce tornadoes. lots of other problems as the remnants of nicole comes our way. monitoring the conditions in downtown baltimore is jane miller. they are dealing with the wind pushing up the bay. >> i am standing at the harbor and behind me i can feel the wind against my back. we will show you what you were talking about. this is the promise not area. -- promenade. all that area and the waterfront, everyone is keeping a close eye on that water level. the safety manager of the baltimore national aquarium kept watch on the rising water levels around the harbor. >> is this starts flooding over here -- >> we will monitor this. >> we will block traffic coming this w
east of the mountains into baltimore. the front pushes down into virginia. skies clear out on monday and it will be cool and dry going into the early part of next week. 78-83 tomorrow, the normal high is 78. overall, within a couple of degrees of normal. northeast winds on the bay will be like, waves less than a foot. heading westbound, plan on all conditions, maybe some upper 30's tonight and into tomorrow. a very nice afternoon tomorrow, mostly sunny and 75. around the bay, beautiful weekend conditions. and the lower eastern shore, especially along the coast, there might be with current because of the big hurricanes out in the atlantic. -- there might be rip currents kar. l is living inland across mexico -- karl is moving inland across mexico. igor is still a category 3 hurricane. julia is weakening, and hurricane karl is moving inland and should weaken rapidly. for igor, it looks like up sunday afternoon or evening arrival in the bermuda area. it will cut right across that island area and then head off to the northeast and slowly weaken. does not look good for bermuda, but it is n
. the dea is still going after dealers. this recent proxy cogon bust just outside of virginia school -- oxycodone bust happened just outside of the virginia school. they're not just getting drugs from dealers. saturday's focus will be a lot closer to home. >> it might be one of your child's friends coming into your house, asking to use the bathroom, rifling through your medicine cabinet. >> cabinets and they hope will soon be less dangerous. officials say it is not good enough to throw the pills away. flushing them can put them into the water supply. for a site near you, check out dea.gov. >> there are several prescription, "events happening across the state this weekend. for the closes drop off, -- closest location, go to wbaltv.com. >> we or member of pop singer from the 1950's whose busy love life often stole the headlines. >> more damage that now has to go -- to view of governors declaring a state of emergency. >> it is legal and marketed as ensigns. why is it so controve ♪ i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it j
in here this evening. some powerful thunderstorms in parts of central virginia. reports of hail an inch and a half in diameter -- those are some big storms. here is the line of storms we're keeping an eye out for the next couple of hours. at that, temperatures have warmed up into the '90s. 94 at richmond. 90 at charleston, west virginia. still 91 degrees in downtown baltimore. 94 degrees. then at the moisture. you can see the dew point level in the low seventies to our south and east. combined heat and moisture and a little weather disturbance and you get the thunderstorms for a few hours. storms will be eased us moving out and partly cloudy skies. watch for gusty thunderstorms with winds shifting to the northwest as a weak front goes by. overnight lows of 61. the front will get here and then all part. we get a chance for a shower at it. it will dissipate in our area tomorrow and the steady supply of hot and humid air will continue into thursday afternoon and friday. the first couple of days of fall will feel like midsummer. not much in the way of precipitation through friday afternoon.
on 270 has been shut down. it is backed up all the way into virginia for the present time. we are still trying to get more information on exactly what transpired, how many were injured, and what hospitals that went to. as soon as we get more information on this, we will update you. >> we will check back with you. we are learning more tonight about what the baltimore teachers union is calling a landmark agreement on a new teacher contract that will affect more than 6000 city teachers. >> it appears it will be a contract for city teachers are paid more based on performance and not seniority. tim tooten is live in northeast baltimore where the announcement is about to be made. >> here at the city neighbors charter high school in east baltimore, is the old hamilton middle school. this is where is the mayor, and union leaders about to give details. here is what has been called landmark. it gives teachers an opportunity to make more money based on their performance as well as their time on the job. last spring, state lawmakers approved a new violation system for teachers, based in part on stu
tests for all children. at a 20,000 west virginia fifth graders, 29% of those kids would never have been tested because they did not have a family history of heart disease. and% of those during that to have high cholesterol. >> -- 10% of those turned out to have high cholesterol. this specialist says arteries can start building plaque at a young age. early intervention can help people later in life. >> the most important treatment is modifying the diet. get rid of saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol. try to help children be at a more ideal weight and get exercise. >> this family has follow that advice. they take a cholesterol lowering medication once a day and they have changed their diet. >> we have healthier foods in the house. >> the more kids that can get tested for it, the better. >> there are some concerns about universal screening. not enough doctors are trained to test for cholesterol in children. some experts are worried that the drug companies are pushing testing so that they can sell cholesterol lowering drugs. this doctor says that most of these kids would do fine with j
. satellite imagery indicating clear skies from mature new york, for baltimore, to the virginia, north carolina border. winds will be less than 5 miles per hour leading temperatures cooler into the 40's in the outlying suburbs. bwi marshall has not been below 50 degrees since june 11th. nav the first time in 100 days or so that we go below the 50 degree mark. warmer, more humid air coming this way and eventually some of that will come back our direction, but not until wednesday or thursday. another gorgeous day tomorrow. a few thunderstorms showing up off to the west of us. wednesday afternoon, there may be some hit or miss scattered storms with hazy, hot humid weather. tomorrow, very comfortable. light southerly winds with lots of sunshine. 77 degrees in the afternoon. sunrise at 6:53 a.m. on the day tomorrow, a gentle day on the chesapeake. fort mchenry is at sunrise -- we rebound nicely. sunshine and a westerly breeze will get them into the 70's. over to annapolis and down into southern maryland, sunny and 79 on tuesday. there are some dangerous rip currents because of hurricane igo
are a little bit color. petersburg, west virginia near 100. it is the 53rd time that the airport has hit 90 or better this year. we are 1 away from tying the record of 54 for a number of days in the 90's in a single year. it looks like we will tie that tomorrow and probably go past that as we work our way through september. 65-77 for the overnight low, but things are about to change. it will stay clear tonight, and a good deal of sun tomorrow, but to weather systems -- two weather systems showing aea up. rl is one of three tropical systems -- earl is a power pack, category 4 storm. it has gone back between category three and four. the water is very warm here and is moving into favorable conditions. the eye has tightened up. it is a category 4 storm with winds over -- wind over155 make it a category five. it is just east of cape had it -- take hatter's as we go into the early morning hours friday. it is sitting out there over the warm waters of the atlantic. instead of moving more toward us, it will take a turn to the northeast. the front coming in from the mountains will help to keep it out
to support their vision. >> i am still teaching at northern virginia community college. i was there yesterday and i will be there tomorrow. i teach full-time, i teach english. >> the visit took place as the white house announced it would have at a summit of community colleges next month. >> president obama wants to meet the goal by 2020 to have the highest number of college graduates in america. you are working on that and we are working on that. >> the school's president says her administration is already developing programs to help reach the president's goal. >> we've always measure the success of the college in terms of our students success. you know we have a lot to celebrate. >> part of the trip was not on the schedule. >> ♪ [applause] >> i love to sing. i was nervous. i knew "ribbon in the sky" was appropriate. >> he hopes it will not be his last on the spot invitation. he hopes to earn a degree to manage his own music business. >> he has got a nice voice. another american airlines employee has been arrested for theft. as the second time in less than one month. >> a disturbing story f
was first on the scene. >> police said the suspect, 50- year-old paul warren partis of arlington, virginia, became distraught after briefing by the victim, dr. david cohen, regarding the condition of his mother. according to police, davis pulled a semiautomatic weapon from his waistband and shot the doctor in the lower abdomen area. it happened in a hospital hallway. dr. cohen is an orthopedic surgeon. authorities say following surgery, dr. cohen is expected to recover. police had a two-hour barricade situation on their hands. police discovered around 1:20 p.m. that day this bailey shot his mom and then turned the gun on himself. -- davis shot his mom and then turned the gun on himself. >> we have breaking news right now near annapolis. let's go to captain roy taylor. >> river road and take saint john, just south of annapolis high school, a head-on collision at this location. it looks like the road is going to be shut down while they deal with this working rescue and police investigation. >> tonight to people are in custody, accused of holding a woman against her will for nearly a year. th
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